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ToughASIA

Just when you think you're tough enough

Junior Triathlete overcomes bee sting and foot injury for PowerKids Malaysia 2019

Incidentally, the last month hadn’t been kind to me. I’ve been carrying a foot injury, plus my foot swelled up from a bee sting! However, considering it’s my last race in Powerkids Malaysia (due to age limit), I decided to…

Live, Love, Glow on the Illumi Fest Run 2019

The Illumi Run was an event I had been anticipating since I had heard of its return last December. I had participated in the event the previous year and had loads of fun there. A friend of mine told me…

Glowing Party on the run at Illumi Fest Run 2019

After being out of the running scene for a while, my sister and I were looking to join a run event that is short, interesting, fun, and Illumi Fest Run Malaysia 2019 seemed to fit the bill. We arrived at…

Newbie duathlete endures cramps and crashes to complete Powerman Malaysia 2019

The thought of Powerman Malaysia started off during the early bird sales where my ex-boyfriend now husband teased me saying that he had signed me up for the event and that we need to begin training for it NOW. We…

Epic Disaster deflated inflatables at EIC Run

“Conquer all 12 GIANT Inflatables as you complete our 5km route and be prepared to fall, laugh and repeat! Scream as you slide down the 26 feet in height and the TALLEST inflatable in Malaysia!” Such bold claims started the…

Triathlete Serena Yang made huge sacrifice with Asian Games

Life indeed holds many twists and turns for us, and more so for Commonwealth Games Triathlete Serena Yang. Just when the Sarawakian-born and husband Aldrian Yeo were selected to represent Malaysia in Triathlon the Indonesian Asian Games in 2018, life threw…

VRace Malaysia – Best way to start your 2019 running with friends and family

The start of 2019 brings a new inspiration to get up and improve ourselves, so let’s start with a new virtual race called VRace Malaysia. What’s interesting about this virtual race is that you get to discover the hidden gems…

Teenage Triathlete makes costly mistake at Perdana Builders Malaysia International Duathlon

The importance of fast transitions My coaches have always emphasized how quick transitions would have a huge impact on my triathlon/duathlon races but to be honest, I didn’t think it would make that much of a difference… until the Perdana…

Fast, Furious and Full Gaz at the Kerian Incredible Triathlon 2018

When I heard that Freddie Ng would be holding his first Kerian Incredible Triathlon at Bukit Merah Lake Town resort, I signed up excitedly as I missed the hills so dearly! The Bukit Merah hills were short and steep, it…

Cyclist fumbles before winning Relay at GCE Duathlon 2018

I was really excited when I heard that there will be a Duathlon race held at Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE) and it would be the first Duathlon on a highway! The GCE is where cyclist of all levels in the…